Showing independent and foreign films weekly on the Purdue campus. All screenings are subject to availability; we will make every effort to show the listed films as shown. We will update this list if/when changes need to be made.

The Fall 2016 Season runs September 2-December 16, 2016. All screenings but one for this season begin at 7:00 p.m. in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, 640 Oval Drive. Parking is available in the University Street parking garage, on the Purdue University campus. (Screening on September 9 will be in Forney Hall, G124, 480 Stadium Mall Drive, parking in Northwestern Avenue garage.)

Saturday, March 8, 2014

March 12, 2014 - "A Simple Life" (2011)

A Simple Life, 2011

Director: Ann Hui
Origin: Hong Kong
Languages: Cantonese | English | Mandarin
Running time: 118 min

After working for the Leung family for decades, a servant still takes care of filmmaker Roger Leung -- but when she falls sick, the tables are turned as Roger looks after her in this heartwarming tale inspired by a true story. (from

Watch the trailer on YouTube.


Review of last week's film (Broken, 4 stars)
Steve says: Don't let the trailer fool you. This seemingly innocent film quickly sucks you in and then puts your emotions through the wringer. Artfully pieced together, "Broken" explores three very different families and how they deal (or not) with adversities. You'll root for Eloise Laurence as Skunk from start to finish.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

March 5, 2014 - "Broken" (2012)

Netflix surprised us and sent us the March 12 film for March 5.

So, on March 5, we will watch "Broken", from 2012.

Director: Rufus Norris
Origin: UK
Language: English
Running time: 91 min

In this poignant coming-of-age tale, Skunk, a precocious and diabetic 11-year-old, lives happily with her brother and widower father in a suburban English neighborhood until an act of violence initiates her into the often-baffling world of adulthood. (from

Watch the trailer on IMDB.